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EPSRC Support by Research Areas in Theme (Digital Economy)

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. The number and value of grants listed below reflects how the theme portfolio in question is currently constituted.

Please note: this is a dynamic database reflecting the current grants portfolio by Research Area within a Theme. Therefore, the number and value of grants within a Research Area will not match exactly the thematic Research Area distributions given at EPSRC's portfolio.

Research AreaNumber of GrantsProportional Value (£)
Architecture and Operating Systems2 1,942,143
Artificial Intelligence Technologies38 15,558,901
Assistive Technology, Rehabilitation and Musculoskeletal Biomechanics5 3,375,810
Biological Informatics1 611,093
Clinical Technologies (excluding imaging)3 869,386
Coastal and Waterway Engineering1 625,866
Complexity Science1 403,817
Databases3 1,717,524
Digital Signal Processing3 1,394,181
Displays1 190,616
Engineering Design4 1,125,751
Graphics and Visualisation9 4,729,864
Human Communication in ICT5 1,880,215
Human-Computer Interaction60 29,706,618
ICT Networks & Distributed Systems10 4,475,487
Image and Vision Computing6 11,478,283
Information Systems52 25,494,749
Infrastructure and Urban Systems3 1,679,257
Manufacturing Technologies3 1,966,309
Medical Imaging (inc medical image and vision computing)1 1,339,855
Music and Acoustic Technology1 1,908,248
Natural Language Processing9 664,484
Numerical Analysis1 700,100
Operational research4 833,127
Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing27 8,414,302
Sensors and Instrumentation1 476,095
Software Engineering14 2,629,782
Statistics and Applied Probability5 4,076,187
Theoretical Computer Science4 832,879
Verification and Correctness4 892,196
Vision, Hearing and Other Senses2 1,482,534